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not prove that violent video games cause minors to act aggressively. bonnie ross, a mother of two young children with her own concerns, also happens to run one of the most successful first person shooter games around -- "halo 4." while it's far more tame than the violent games many point fingers at, ross's advice is the same. what do you say to parents who say it's too violent, not good for kids? >> what i recommend is your kids are going to play games. play it with them so that you can really be there to answer questions and help them through that, and then you have to make a decision as a parent what's right for you. >> reporter: games, movies, music, comics. easy targets amidst a moral panic. >> as a society, if we focus in on the wrong issue, focus in on something that is a red herring, that is not going to help anybody, that can really distract the national conversation from serious issues. >>> and thank you for watching abc news tonight. we do hope you check in with our friends at "good morning america," bringing you the world whyo
who seemed to be unraveling. here's abc's chief investigative correspondent brian ross. >> reporter: increasingly, adam was so troubled he would not leave the house, and his mother, nancy, in the last few months, told friends she was losing control of her 20-year-old son. >> it was just getting a little harder for her as time went on. >> reporter: nancy lanza was a regular that newtown bar and restaurant, where the owners said she told them about her struggle with adam's emotional and behavioral problems for years. >> i knew he was on medication, but that's all i know. >> reporter: since elementary school at sandy hook, through high school, adam was known by classmates as strange, severely shy. >> he hated looking into your eyes for a couple of seconds. >> reporter: a former baby-sitter says he was told by the mother to never leave adam alone. >> never turn your back on him at anymore time. >> reporter: the former school security director who became close to adam said he had several disorders, including the inability to feel pain. >> so, if he had cut himself or hurt himself, he wou
are uncovering troubling details about the gunman who took so many young lives. here's abc's brian ross. >> reporter: increasingly, adam was so troubled he would not leave the house. and his mother, nancy, the last few months, told friends she was losing control of her 20-year-old son. >> it was just getting a little harder for her as time went on. >> reporter: nancy lanza was a regular here at this newtown bar and restaurant where the owners say she told them about her struggles with adam's behavioral problems for years. >> she home schooled him and everything. i knew he was on medication, but that's all i know. >> reporter: since elementary school at sandy hook through high school, adam was known by classmates as change, severely shy. >> he hated looking at your eyes for more than a couple seconds. he would always look down at his paper or whatever he was doing. >> reporter: a former babysitter says he was told by the mother to never leave adam alone. >> never go to the bathroom or turn your back on him at any time. >> reporter: the former school security director, who became close to
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from drivers who say their cars sped up without warning. abc's brian ross was the first to expose this problem. the lawsuit that was filed two years ago blamed a flaw in toyota's electronics. although a government investigation later flamed poor-fitting floor pats and sticky gas pedals. if a judge approves that settlement, toyota will compensate some owners for the car's loss in value. and will install new safety equipment in more than 3 million vehicles. >>> and police in miami are looking for five brazen robbers who are behind a jewelry store heist that turned into a wild shoot-out. look at this. the men burst into the shop with guns blazing, shooting the owner and firing recklessly in an area that was packed with holiday shoppers. you can see smoke rising from the gun being fired. the wounded owner, a father of ten, fired back, forcing the men to run out so quickly, they almost forgot all of that stolen jewelry. >>> and in new mexico, police arrived just in time to break up a fight between two veterans that could have turnled deadly, as you're about to see. it all stemmed from
's brian ross has been following the story from the very start. and he joins with us the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. police say they will go back to the day that adam lanza was born in their efforts to figure out the twisted motive behind this rampage. and why a young man so troubled would be given access to such powerful weapons by his mother. even taken to target practice by her. every gun shop and range within 15 miles of the crime scene is being canvassed by police and federal agents. >> they want to look at the last couple months to see what was going on. >> reporter: authorities want to know why nancy lanza bought the bushmaster rifle that her son would use to kill her and other victims. >> that weapon, from the day it was built, to the day it was here, we'll look at it from stem to stern, who has had it. all of the clips, ammunitions. >> reporter: demonstrated here on the company youtube channel, the bushmaster rifle can fire 45 rounds in a minute, slightly modified so it is legal for sale, despite a connecticut ban on assault-style
in the event that raid money. >> diana ross, and conan o'brien, and psy of gangnam style fame. >> gangnam style is everywhere. >> he has a past, did anti-american songs. he still appeared. >>> the plains and upper midwest digging out, getting slammed by a powerful storm. >> parts of minnesota are buried under a foot and a half of snow. air travelers were thrown offcourse. this morning the roads are treacherous. more from abc meteorologist ginger zee. >> reporter: more than 150 flights canceled. 300 crashes on minnesota road. and road across western minnesota are shutting down due to blowing snow. what will likely be the biggest snowstormen two years around the twin cities, dropping more than a foot and a half of snow in parts of the northern plains and western great lakes. look at these images from the slow moving, fargo, north dakota. ♪ there coming down an inch an hour at time. sunday snowstorm duluth, minnesota too. and in iowa, these time-lapse video. blustery, super cold, much of their state now enveloped in a fresh coat of winter white. many places in the western great lakes and norther
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